Fitness

The 8 Most Impressive Feats of Strength By Hollywood Actors

Usually when an actor needs to get a Hollywood Body™ for a role, it means cutting to unbelievable, unsustainable, but admittedly impressive levels of body fat. (Ryan Reynolds is said to have hit three percent for Blade: Trinity.) When the priority is...

Are These Two Videos the Most Epic 17.1 Showings Yet? (We Say Yes)

There isn't a whole lot more to say about the first workout 17.1 of the Reebok CrossFit® Open. Besides the deadline recently extending and learning the couplet of dumbbell snatches and box jump overs is a brutal combination, we've pretty much seen it all...yet we haven't. One...

CrossFit Games Athlete Kari Pearce on How to Unlock Your Inner Athlete This Open

Very few people may know the the journey behind Kari Pearce’s explosive rise to the top of the fitness scene. In just over two years, Kari has made herself an elite female CrossFit Games athletes, finishing 5th in 2016 and 21st...

Forget the Scams: These Nutrients Are What Matters for Testosterone

When most people think testosterone, they think huge muscles, better workouts, and a raging sex drive, and look: that’s not totally unfounded. Testosterone plays a significant role in muscle mass, bone strength, and libido, as well as mood and...

The First Workout of the 2017 CrossFit® Open Has Been Released

There's been a lot of hype and lead up to this year's Reebok CrossFit® Games Open. From Dave Castro's Instagram posts that hinted at full snatches and dumbbells, to the hype around the new CrossFit documentary, "Fittest On Earth:...

The 1 1/4 Squat: How, When, and Why It Should Be in Your Training

If you are someone who gets stuck at the bottom of squats and/or heavy cleans, this may be the exercise for you. As lifters advance in their training, simply squatting may not be enough to address an individual's weaknesses. For...

4 Quick Tips to Go Harder During Intense WODs

Whether you are a powerlifter, strongman/woman, weightlifter, functional fitness athlete, or everyday warrior, you have certain phases of your training where there is an increased emphasis on aerobic capacity and high intensity training. The ability to train at higher intensities...

Why I’m Doing a 100-Mile Run (with No Distance Specific Training)

“If there’s ever a Mad Max apocalypse, I’m coming straight to the gym and I’m stealing your car. You're the only real person who leaves his keys in the ignition and I know for a fact you’ll still be...

Why You Should Share Your Strength Journey

I started uploading lifting videos of in the summer of 2014. What started as a journal of personal records and training footage, slowly turned into more of a diary of what it meant to be a strength athlete. Lift attempts...

Benefits of Bodyweight Training: Why YOU Should Try Calisthenics

If your usual training regimen involves lifting barbells stacked on either end with heavy iron plates, things like push-ups, pull-ups, dips, and handstands may seem like mere child’s play. In the age of the all-important question, “Do you even...

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4 Common Strongman Safety Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

In the last decade, the opportunities to compete in Strongman contests and hybrid events (functional fitness-style events, Highland Games, etc.) has increased at a...

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